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DD Distributes Free Dish Set Top Boxes In J&K

DD Distributes Free Dish Set Top Boxes In J&K

June 24, 2019 at 9:35 am 0 comments

Country’s national broadcaster Doordarshan has distributed Free Dish Set To Boxes in Jammu and Kashmir. This Set Top Boxes will be provided free of cost and the audience will be able to view 100 channels for free in the state. Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change and InformationRead More

ZTE Signs 5G Contract With Telkom Indonesia

ZTE Signs 5G Contract With Telkom Indonesia

June 21, 2019 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

Chinese telecom gear maker ZTE Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding in 5G cooperation with PT Telkom Indonesia, the largest digital telecommunication operator in Indonesia. This memorandum of understanding showcases ZTE and the Indonesia operator’s commitment to building 5G network and exploring new 5G fields in Indonesia. Joddy Hernady, SeniorRead More

Fisher Yuan Is Coolpad India’s New CEO

Fisher Yuan Is Coolpad India’s New CEO

June 21, 2019 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

Coolpad India, the Indian unit of Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad, has appointed Fisher Yuan as its new CEO. As the CEO, Fisher will be driving the mission and vision of the company while overseeing its day-to-day operations. As Coolpad further strengthens its presence in India, Fisher will create a strategicRead More

Nokia Bell Labs And Amber Research Designing New Battery For 5G

Nokia Bell Labs And Amber Research Designing New Battery For 5G

June 21, 2019 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Researchers at Nokia Bell Labs and AMBER, the SFI Centre for Advanced Materials and BioEngineering Research  hosted at Trinity College Dublin, today announced they have created a new, innovative formula for battery composition that makes batteries more powerful by packing 2.5 times the battery life than anything currently on theRead More

Idea Claims Highest 4G Upload Speed in Haryana

Idea Claims Highest 4G Upload Speed in Haryana

June 19, 2019 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

Idea has been verified as the fastest 4G upload speed network in Haryana by Ookla – the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications. The average upload speeds on Idea 4G was higher than competition in Haryana for Jan to March’19 quarter. Highest 4G upload speed allowsRead More

Tech Advocacy Firm ITI Hires Kumar Deep As Country Manager

Tech Advocacy Firm ITI Hires Kumar Deep As Country Manager

June 19, 2019 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Global technology industry trade group ITI (Information Technology Industry Council) Wednesday announced that it has appointed Kumar Deep as its Country Manager for India. Based in New Delhi he will lead the global technology trade association’s engagement in the country. Deep’s work will focus on expanding ITI’s engagement with the IndianRead More

GCI selects Ericsson for 5G rollout in Alaska

GCI selects Ericsson for 5G rollout in Alaska

June 19, 2019 at 9:39 am 0 comments

Ericsson has been selected by GCI, Alaska’s largest telecommunications company, to build the nation’s northernmost 5G network in Anchorage, Alaska – scheduled to launch in 2020. This marks Ericsson’s 22nd publicly announced 5G contract. As part of the announcement, GCI will deploy Ericsson’s 3GPP standards-based 5G New Radio (NR) hardwareRead More

Kerala Police To Deploy NEC Fingerprint Identification System

Kerala Police To Deploy NEC Fingerprint Identification System

June 18, 2019 at 3:23 pm 0 comments

The state police force of Kerala will now be better equipped in their criminal investigations thanks to a new fingerprint identification solution jointly deployed by NEC and C-DAC. NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, has partnered with the Centre for Development ofRead More

Airtel Becomes First Telco To Launch 4G In Lakshadweep

Airtel Becomes First Telco To Launch 4G In Lakshadweep

June 18, 2019 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel today said it has launched 4G services in the Lakshadweep Islands, making it the first Indian operator to do so. This also makes Airtel a truly Pan-Indian telecom operator that covers the length and breadth of India. “I would like to congratulate Bharti Airtel on the launch of 4GRead More

ZTE, Orange Conduct Joint Demos On 5G Solutions

ZTE, Orange Conduct Joint Demos On 5G Solutions

June 18, 2019 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Orange, the second largest mobile network operator in Spain, and ZTE are demoing a number of applications for the new 5G technology at the Global 5G Event and the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC). The first test, #ConnectedVehicleCampus5G, shows a remote-driving application based on 5G technology. In it,Read More